Posts tagged "ice fishing"

ICAST 2014

ICAST 2014
It was a busy week…  a fun week.   I just returned from attending the 2014 ICAST Show that was held in OrlandoFlorida.  With me were Jim DaRosa of the Fishing and Outdoor Radio Show and Roger Wright, one of our Radio Show Pro-Staffers and one who helps me on Illinois Outdoors TV. ICAST (which... Read more »

Pond Fishing

Pond Fishing
It’s warm outside isn’t it?  The dog days of summer are here and we may be shying away from wetting a line.  I say, “Don’t do it!”   Some nice fish can be caught and quite often we don’t have to go far from home to catch, “The Big One”. Do you know that the statement... Read more »

Calling All High School Fishing Clubs

Calling All High School Fishing Clubs
Here’s something that came across my desk and it’s something that should spark some interest.   If you’re a High School fishing coach or a team or club member at your High School, spread the word on this one because the folks at Berkley want you on the Berkley Team. This came to me from Roxanne... Read more »
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High School Fishing Challenge Winners Announced. Chicagoland Team Takes 2nd Place

At about this time last year, Roxanne Coleman of Pure Fishing announced and kicked off the very first Berkley High School Fishing Club Challenge.  It’s a competition to get high school aged anglers to not only do more in relation to the fishing industry, but also learn more as well. An official announcement will be... Read more »

Fishing Report

Fishing Report
Here is the latest fishing report for you.  If you have a report and photos, send to iloutdoors@comcast.net. New York Fishing Report by Don Dziedzina I just returned from New York where I was able to fish a few bodies of water.  All different, all great.  Started out fishing the lower Niagara River.  What a... Read more »

Northwoods Report

Northwoods Report
I just looked at the calendar and noticed that I’m about 2 weeks out of heading to the Northwoods of Wisconsin.  Can’t wait.   I just got a report the other day the the ice is finally gone. It won’t take long for the lakes to warm up.  And from my friend Mark at the Forest... Read more »
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Minooka High School Wins “Plano/Frabill Illinois High Schools Fish Here” Team of the Year Award

Minooka High School Wins “Plano/Frabill Illinois High Schools Fish Here” Team of the Year Award
The Fishing and Outdoor Radio Show hosted by Jim DaRosa and Don Dziedzina has a weekly segment dedicated to Illinois high school fishing. The segment is titled, Plano/Frabill’s Illinois High Schools Fish Here.The Illinois High School Association approved bass fishing as an official activity here in Illinois in 2009. Today, the number of high school... Read more »

Fishing Reports and News

Fishing Reports and News
Finally, ice fishing reports are washed up and it’s open water fishing.  Starting to get more reports and photos. If you have a fishing report or news to share, send them to iloutdoors@comcast.net.  Got Photo?  People like seeing them and here’s you’re opportunity to share your prize catch. Fox Chain, North of the Border and Illinois River Report by... Read more »

Spring Inland Trout Fishing

Spring Inland Trout Fishing
Saturday, April 5 will be the big day for the inland trout fishing opener.  Although lakes and ponds all around Illinois will open that day, many Chicago anglers will enjoy the lakes here in Cook County that offer trout fishing. Keeper sized trout, being a bout a half to three quarters of a pond will... Read more »
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Northwoods News

Northwoods News
Last month my wife Judy and I were able to visit Mark and Kris at the Forest Lake Country Store.  We enjoyed a nice breakfast while we did some catching up on the latest things going on in the Land O Lakes area of Wisconsin. I’m anxious to return and will in May.  And again... Read more »